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KCSMMHZ
Nov 24, 2012 8:00am PST
climate change and, global hit -- why people from seoul to new york are all dancing "gangnam style." when you look at satellite images of our planet, there are usually a few bright little dots that catch the eye. what may look like the campfires of modern civilization are actually often the result of large scale waste of fossil fuels. gas burned off during oil production amounts to the annual gas consumption of germany and italy combined. russia and nigeria top the list of the waste offenders. nigeria comes second despite being eighth when it comes to extraction. production standards are at the root of the problem and nigeria's niger delta is suffering from serial offenses. for decades oil wells here have been leaking into the water and the ground. to date an estimated 2 billion liters. that's almost three times the deepwater horizon disaster off the coast of florida in 2010. but so far the few who profit from the situation have not been held accountable -- leaving the victims powerless. a temperature of more than 400 degrees celsius -- in the middle of the jungle. and then a man p
KCSMMHZ
Nov 26, 2012 6:00am PST
japanese. the menu is written in japanese. but this restaurant is in seoul. >> translator: political issues will not affect the popularity of japanese food culture here. >> translator: political disputes and cultural exchanges are completely different issues. >> reporter: now south koreans can dig into japanese food in restaurants all over seoul. two years ago, mika joku and her south korean husband jumped at an opportunity to introduce ramen to the capital. they modified their recipes a bit to appeal more to the south korean patate, and their business flourished.this month fourth store in seoul. >> translator: i think our i think they enjoy tal our staff without touching on political issues. >> reporter: and the exchanges aren't just cultural. south korean companies such as samsung and lg grew into leading global companies. now managers of japanese firms count them amomomomomo important clients. the south korean government haho government officials have discounted corporate taxes and offered up land at cheap prices. >> translator: p d d d d d d d t orter: managers of lationship japa
WHUT
Nov 15, 2012 7:30am EST
. 300 people, including small shop owners, rallied in seoul. they're making demands to supermarkets to close for one day over weekends when customer traffic is high. small retailers are under pressure from large stores in their neighborhood. supermarket operators are making huge profits by taking advantage of their diversified business. meanwhile, the government brought together the two sides for the first meeting. executives of leading chain store operators met with representatives of a small retailers association. in response to complaints from family-run shops, the managers of chain operators proposed they would not set up stores in cities with a population of 300,000 or less. they also offered to close for one weekday twice a month. >>> texas instruments will withdraw from making chips for smartphones and tablet computers. that's despite the fact that more and more people are using these devices. the major u.s. chipmaker said it would stop costly spending in a very competitive business of smartphones and tablets. it would be difficult to rival apple and samsung, which dominate the
PBS
Nov 26, 2012 7:00pm PST
is in seoul. >> translator: political issues will not affect the popularity of japanese food culture here. political disputes and culture exchanges are completely different issues. >> reporter: now south koreans can dig into japanese food in restaurants all over seoul. two years ago mika and her south korean husband jumped at an opportunity to introduce ramen to the capital. they modified their recipes a bit to appeal to the south korean palette and their business flourished. >> reporter: this month they will open their fourth store in seoul. >> translator: i think our customers like japan. i think they enjoy talking to our staff without touching on political issues. >> reporter: the exchanges aren't just culture. south korean companies grew into leading global companies. now managers of japanese firms count them among their most important clients. the south korean government has been encouraging foreign companies for decades to invest. government officials have discounted corporate taxes and offered up land at cheap prices. >> translator: political tensions do exist but economically
PBS
Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
-level talks in seoul on thursday will be attended by japanese deputy foreign minister koji and south korean deputy trade minister yi. they're expected to trade opinions on various matters including trade, investment and tourism. their topics are expected to include a free trade agreement between japan, south korea and china. the three countries agreed on tuesday to start talks on a tri-lateral fta. due to the territorial dispute between japan and south korea, an official meeting between the top leaders did not take place on the isidelines of the asean summit earlier this week. >>> the world inhabitants could soon find themselves outnumbered by cell phones. the number of mobile subscriptions will exceed 9 billion in six years. analysts at seed den's sweden's erickson. 7.2 billion for 2013, almost level with the world's population. and 9.3 billion by the end of 2018. users are expected then to have 3.3 billion smartphones, accounting for one-third of devices. chinese and asia-pacific residents are expected to increase mobile subscriptions the most. advances in network technology will f
KCSMMHZ
Nov 28, 2012 6:00am PST
. >>> a chinese man in prison for fire bombing the japanese embassy in seoul now has a crack legal team on his side thanks to the chinese government. chinese authorities assembled the team to seek expedition of liu qiang from south korea. he was arrested in january after throwing bombs at the embassy. he's also admitted to setting fire to the yasukuni shrine. in tokyo last december. japanese officials have asked south korea to transfer liu after his jail term ends under their extradition treaty. however the chinese contracted lawyers want the man sent home as a political offender, rather than handed over to japan. south korean judicial officials say the legal team is made up of five lawyers from a prominent south korean law firm. the trial at the seoul high court is scheduled to begin on thursday. >>> tibetan exiles of india have taken to the streets in new delhi to protest the new government. >> reporter: tibetan exiles are angry about -- hundreds gathered in the indian capital wednesday to criticize china. they say its policies have driven does accepts of tibetan refugees to set fire
FOX News
Nov 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
escaped over the narrowest part. >> he interviewed a detector in his small apartment in seoul, south korea. >> how scared were you when you were crossing the border? >> i knew in order to live i had toross the river and get to the other side. as soon as i got over the first thought that popped into my head was oh, yes, i am alive. >> once you cross from north korea into china it's not like the doors have been flung open for these people. there are dangers in china, too. >> they have zero tolerance policy toward north koreans in china. >> not only the police but china has seasons where they announce to their citizens along the borders to report north korean people to them so they can earn money. >> if you were sent back from china into north korea what could happen to you? >> committed treason by leaving the country and the punishment is death. >> his wife and second daughter crossed over into china almost a year later. >> we had an elder leader she called a local church. >> what happens to family members in north korea if it is discovered one of their family members has managed to es
PBS
Nov 13, 2012 7:00pm PST
. he administers the territory. taiwan and china claim the islands. he visited the town of seoul. they have been sister cities for 17 years. he met with the suao mayor and representatives of the fishing cooperative. >> translator: there are various disputes over the senkaku islands between japan and taiwan. i believe our two communities can resolve the issues one by one. >> he said he hopes to resolve the dispute. fishing boats from suao entered japanese waters off the islands in september. they're protesting japan's decision to national lies the islands. official from japan and taiwan began talks on fishing in the area 16 years ago. the talks have been suspended for more than three and a half years. people in northern japan are dealing with stormy weather, strong gusts are causing disruptions there. maya shoji explains. >> northern japan and the western flank of japan are dealing with rough weather. they're being hammer the with strong gusts and lots of precipitation over much of the country and down towards kumamoto we found gusts of 80 kilometers per hour that has been reporte
PBS
Nov 14, 2012 7:00pm PST
stocks. >>> let's have a look at asia-pacific region, seoul's kospi, 1864. that is down 1.5%. australia's benchmark index is also lower, .8% at 4352. >>> hundreds of thousands of workers have staged strikes or demonstrated across europe in coordinated protests against excessive cuts in government spending. wednesday's rallies in spain, italy, greece and elsewhere were planned by the european trade union confederation. in spain more than 10,000 people staged demonstrations in central madrid. clashes with riot police left some people injured. protesters also clashed in rome and milan. in spain and portugal workers went on strike, some schools were closed, and flight services were canceled. the labor confederation says austerity is a total dead end social protection and wages can no longer be sacrificed. critics say the european economy is stagnating due to these austerity measures. these include tax hikes and payroll cuts in the public sector. that's all for business news for this hour. i'll leave with you a recap of the region's markets. >>> the european union will use its nobel peace priz
KCSMMHZ
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
embassy in seoul in january. authorities in japan demanded his extradition after he finished serving time, but officials in china want liu sent home for humanitarian reasons. they say he suffers from mental illness. the chinese government helped assemble liu's defense team. liu told the seoul high court thursday he started the shrine fire because he was trying to correct the japanese government's historical views. he asked the court to send him back to china saying he would not get a fair trial in japan. liu's defense team said his crimes are considered political and he should not be handed over to japanese authorities. prosecutors countered liu does not meet the definition of a political offender. the court has put off its decision until defense witnesses testify in two more rounds of hearings. >>> managers of a tea company in western japan have issued a major recall. they're pulling 3 million packages of chinese oolong tea off the market. they found chemicals higher than the permitted standard in the product. the quay company is based in the city of koichi. representatives say the
KCSMMHZ
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
. 300 people, including small shop owners, rallied in seoul. they're making demands to supermarkets to close for one day over weekends when customer traffic is high. small retailers are under pressure from large stores in their neighborhoods. supermarket operators are making huge profits by taking advantage of their diversified business. meanwhile, the government brought together the two sides for their first meeting. executives of leading chain store operators met with representatives of a small retailers association. in response to complaints from family run shops, the managers of chain operators propose they would not set up stores in cities with a population of 300,000 or less. they also offered to close for one weekday twice a month. >>> there's snow in northern japan. meteorologist robert speta is here with the details. robert? >>> well, yes, across much of northern honshu here, actually. that's where we're seeing this cloud cover move overhead. fukushima prefecture in the higher elevations, upwards of 23 secentimeters of snow was repord in the past 23 hours. the winds will shift
KCSMMHZ
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> reporter: the sun has only just come up, but students at this school in seoul have already got their heads in their books. it's 7:40 in the morning. these are not high schoolers. many of them are college students and graduates seeking jobs in topnotch korean firms. they know employers want to see a line on their resume proving they're proficient in english. this woman is taking a year off from college to sharpen her skills. she studies english all day. next year she'll set out to find a job. >> translator: many people recognize you if you get into a big company. that's not the case if you join small firms. >> reporter: but too many students compete for too few jobs, especially at top companies. more than half leave school without a job. >> reporter: many can't bear the cost. tuition is soaring. so, many students have to quit. but without a degree, a good job is out of the question. crowds of students have taken to the streets to demand that government leaders keep their promises and cut tuition in half. this woman will graduate this month. she's looking for a part-time job at a conve
FOX News
Nov 19, 2012 12:00am EST
seoul, south korea. >> how scared were you when you were crossing that border? >> i knew that in order to live, i had to cross the river and get to the other side. seasonas soon as i got over, tht thought that popped in my head is yes, i am alive. >> once you cross from north korea into china it's not like the doors had been flung open for these people. i mean, there are dangers in china, too. china has a zero tolerance policy towards north koreans in china. >> not only the police, but china has as soon a seasons whey announce to their citizens along the borders to report north korean people to them so that they can earn money. >> if you are sent back from china into north korea, what could happen to you? >> you committed treason by leaving the country, and the punishment isin death. >> the defector's wife and second daughter crossed the border into china almost a year later. we met an elderly woman and she called a local christian church. >> what happens to family members in north korea if it is discovered that one of their family members has managed to escape successfully? >> t
PBS
Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
other markets we're seeing unchanged moves in seoul. 1,934 at the moment. an nhk survey shows that half the electronic and automakers have given a groomy employment outlook. keeping the present number of workers on the payroll have become difficult or will be tough. all the 30 companies from six main industries responded to the survey conducted this month. they involve autos, automotive parts, electrical machinery, semiconductors and electronic parts. six of the firms have cut domestic work force since last fiscal year or since april 2011 under their early retirement programs. panasonic did not disclose the number of laid off workers but 17,000 people have been let go. six firms said they are already finding it difficult to maintain their work force. nhk also asked these companies what steps would be needed to retain their work force? many urged the government to take measures to stem the yen. most nuclear power plants are not operating and that pushes up electricity charges. the european union has give tennessee green light to start trade talks with japan. nhk has the details. sdp
PBS
Nov 15, 2012 7:00pm PST
contrast there with seoul's kospi. it's trading down at 1,867. australia's benchmark index is down. you can see the contrast between asian indexes and the nikkei. u.s. consumer prices posted only a minor gain last month as the rise in gasoline came to an end. the consumer price index rose 0.1% from the previous month. clothing recognize 0.7% and shelter includiing rent gained 0.3%. people who make traditional japanese paper fear their may will losing relevance. >> reporter: home furnishing professionals gathered here at this trade show in tokyo. >> translator: are they reusable? don't they rot? >> they don't go moldy either. that sounds good. >> reporter: the vases are made of paper. treated with a mix of special resins makie ining them water p >> translator: we're really impressed by the response. it's much better than we expected. demand for washi has been cooling since fewer houses are being fitted with traditional siding paper doors. the company teamed up with a local designer to create washi products that could capture the imagination of consumers. >> translator: i suggested m
CNN
Nov 25, 2012 4:00pm PST
say north korea. cnn's paula hancocks joins me live from seoul. this has to do with north korea allegedly trying to kill people who have defected, right? i'm wondering how often does this happen? >> reporter: well, martin, it's a question we've asked, and the answer is we're not telling you. the intelligence agency very rarely talks about these assassination attempts so no one knows how often they happen. but there was a high profile one that happened last year. the would-be assassin was caught, the plot was thwarted and the weapons were confiscatsd and we've been given a very exclusive look at those weapons. >> reporter: an assassination attempt foiled. a north korean spy is arrested on the streets of seoul. this was a year ago. and this is the first time south korean intelligence officials are showcasing the weapons. exclusively to cnn. how does this work? >> translator: this poison needle was made to look like a parker ball point pen. there is a tube inside here. in order to activate it, we have to twist it towards the right three to four times and then press the top part lik
CNN
Nov 26, 2012 11:00pm PST
, foiled. a north korean spy arrested on the streets of seoul. this was a year ago and this is the first time south korean intelligence officials are showcasing the weapons. exclusively to cnn. so, how does this work? >> translator: this poison needle was made to look like a pack of ballpoint pen. there is a tube inside here. in order to activate it, we have to twist it towards the right three to four times and then press the top part like this. >> if you're shot by this pen, what happens to you? >> translator: it would cause muscle paralysis, chald lead to suffocation then death. >> the second pen shoots a poison filled bullet. the powdered poison is then released. these pens look like they belong in a james bond movie. is it new technology? >> translator: these pen weapons are not new, but this flashlight is new. never seen this weapon before. if you look at the front, there are three holes. there was a bullet in each hole and here the trigger. >> forensics fired one bullet to test the gun. it was accurate and deadly. when police arrested the would be assassin, he was carrying all thre
KRON
Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
day of the year. to get you morning is faster return to seoul reporter jackie sissel who joins us live from oakland. >> good morning, the roads are still wet. two things with a wet roadways and another surprising thing so early in the morning is there seems to be a lot of traffic out here the morning before thanksgiving. lots of rain came down overnight and in the last 10 or 15 minutes the rain has stopped but you can see still lots of standing standing water on the roadway. also traffic you won't have a huge commute morning but a lot of people are headed out for a thanksgiving. traffic is starting to build out here kind of surprising. >> the good as it is there's no crazy traffic out this morning at least for you are at. where we seem showers as of now erica? >> the most have been inconsistent rain is in our east bay valleys. concord the willow pass and parts of antioch as well. not so much for jackie sissel is in downtown oakland. showers continue for walnut creek in the will catch a dry break heading into the rest of the san ramon valley. we have showers for the eastern portion
PBS
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
here in ulan bator at 5 for your high. the low is just about minus 7. just 9 for your high for seoul. but 22 in tokyo. we'll have a very nice day here. out across the americas, we can see still these very huge low pressure systems. just unorganized but bringing some amount of rain and windy distance. sandy has already made lots of damage when it madeandfall in new jersey, the total accumulation more than 300 here as well. the snowfall accumulations are also one of the issues across the east. especially eastern canada, freezing rain will bring very dangerous driving conditions, and west virginia still has winter weather advisories. a total accumulation of about 15 centimeters on top what was we already see could be found. also very wintry here in the canadian rockies. northern california, really heavy rain to target your area. wintry in the nor but summer-like in some of these regions in the south. that's going to turn november 30s into your weekend. here's your extended forecast. >>> that's all for this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. thanks for joining us. a
KCSMMHZ
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
party is one of the front-runners. she visited a national cemetery in seoul where she paid respects to those who died in the korean war and other continflicconflic. park expressed her determination to become the country's first female president. >> translator: south korea has to choose whether it wants to move forward with a prepared future or go back to the past which is marked with failure. we are now standing at a crucial crossroads. >> park also said she will promise to build a nation where everyone can lead a happy life. she's locked in a tight race with moon jae-in of the opposition democratic united party. he spoke in the second largest city of busan near his hometown. >> translator: i promise to become the first president to democratize the economy and establish a sound welfare system through a new type of politics. >> moon also talked about >> moon also talked about entrepreneur-turned-politician ahn cheol-soo. ahn dropped out of the race last week to give moon a better chance for victory when voters head to the polls on december 19th. moon said he'll never forget the sacri
PBS
Nov 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
mixed precipitation and towards south korea in seoul much of that precipitation will be rain. you can see that pulling in towards japan again. especially northern japan another round of heavy snow. here a different story. moisture already surging here. thunderstorms will be very active in taiwan as well as southeastern china and up to 100 millimeters of rainfall can probably be found i the next 24 hours. out towards the islands you can see this pink dot moving over the pacific. this is the tropical storm that we have been tracking which is moving at a very slow snail's pace towards palau and it will intensify over warm water and looks like it will be a tropical storm in the next 48 hours. already affecting the arch pa lego with stormy conditions and high waves and heavy rain due to the slow pace wilbe the key elements from that. 30s in the tropics, hence the development of that storm system. tokyo looking at 11 for the high. and take a look at biting cold. things calm across much of canada and the united states. another system will pull in the pacific coast. you already have warnings
KCSMMHZ
Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
the promotion in a seminar in seoul on wednesday. the event was held by an organization that helps enterprises to raise funds and enter foreign markets. more than 200 south korean companies including those from the information technology sector took part. officials from the tse said investors in tokyo are interested in asian firms with growth potential, and listing their shares on the tokyo bourse would raise their profile and credibility. a tse executive said establishing good relations will be a key to boosting global standing. >> translator: japan and south korea are neighboring countries and have strong business alliances. having said that, forging better ties with south korea is a big and important issue. >>> on tuesday the tse retained approval to tie up with the osaka securities exchange. the move is set to attract funds from foreign firms. the tse was one of the top venues for listing but ever since the japanese economy slowed down, keeping up with global stock exchanges has been high on the agenda. >>> as the meetings wrap up, leaders are reporting on progress on the issue
NBC
Nov 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
uncertainty here in the united states. hong kong, tokyoç and seoul, sluggish numbers in the opening hour. there's a good chance you and your retirement fund lost money today and it might happen again for the next several days. the economic uncertainty beginsç this could be a pe peril of time for the bay area.ç investors are nervous. you can see a lot of red on the board over there. investors have the jitters and it'sç expect ee eed fall. >>> from presidential election victory celebration to stock market tumble, the dow dçropped 300 points wednesday. the nasdaq fell 2.5 per cent. >> stock markets have a way of making the doomsday machine seem very real.ç >> the former golden gait school of business says investors are unsure about europe. the edge of the cliffç appearsn newier's eve when bush and obama tax cuts will expire.ç democrats and republicans are talking about it. >> to get a responsible and balanced solution on the fiscal cliff. >> and i won't be solved simply by raisingç taxes or taking a plunge off the fiscal cliff. >> the question is can they come together an
KCSMMHZ
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
shanghai and chongqing. tokyo looking for 16 on wednesday with just 6 degrees in seoul, 10 in beijing and minus 6, absolutely frigid, up in ulan bator. heading on into the americas, things are looking very clear for much of the u.s. up into canada as well as down through mexico. there is a small low sitting to the west. this one is weakening off at the moment, so you'll see showers at the coast and snow showers starting to clear up. out east, as well, we have another system that's pushing out over the atlantic. so a much drier day for you on wednesday, certainly, but it is going to be quite cold behind that cold front, so temperatures about five degrees below your average and also warnings for freezing fog around oklahoma, texas, and the lower mississippi valley. let's take a look at those figures then for your tuesday. you'll be noticing quite a drop in some areas like chicago, 4 degrees, on the toe, down to 9 degrees in new york city 1shgs 1 into d.c. all right. into europe, things are going to be clearing up across much of the continent, but there is going to be consistently heavy
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm PST
yait from table to table. >> they add pickles and seoul ss slaw. real dish into investigations of the food you eat airs on 2020 tonight at 10:00 p.m. >> i shoulder to think about that. >> yes. skip bread and butter. >> sandhya pattem has been busys the storm system bringing rain. >> this is storm number one. we have storm number two to go. let's go outside. here is a live picture, we have clouds out there. let's go another live picture now, it's raining up in tahoe. breezing level is over. it's over 8,000 feet. on twitter;0qm balmy, light r!, and camille posts steady, pouring rain. this depends on where you are. we do have a radar on mount st. helena. and there is a pocket of heavier rain heading towards the wood acre area in three minutes. watch for the brief down pours. down owe-to-street level, san francisco, bay street, you can see some light rain nouch we do havefxu moderate rain showing up around 680. lake herman road. watch out for possibilitytjz[ f brief down pours. looking at sierra nevada not a lot happening here.w?ñ=ñ snow2ñ2esis at the high elevatis so here is what it
CBS
Nov 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
and songwriter psy is a celebration of seoul's nightlife district. >> in japan, high speed connections and plunging hardware prices are bringing high tech ads to every corner of every day life, lucy craft takes a look. >> reporter: at this recent trade show, the new look of japanese advertising, signs loaded with nifty technology, stopped customers right in their tracks. >> like this come on for rose scented perfume, they are excited to hang out and shoe the pedal by interacting with products the thinking goes they are more likely to buy them. another device is a technology called aerial imaging, it makes virtual champagne through thin air, to grab eyeballs company have to get serious about fun and games. even if it means when their customers go to -- >> this game was deviced to build the brand of a go ta botal garden, motion sensors get customers to slow down and grab the roses. >> just push the air and it responds, says the creators, ads can be projected on to almost anything today or plastered almost anywhere. the super thin liquid crystal display converts a grocery refr
WHUT
Nov 9, 2012 7:30am EST
on saturday. in tokyo, while we have 16 in seoul. temperatures will start to fall away from beijing. five degrees here and minus five up in ulan bator. let's head into the americas. out towards the northeast there has been some significant snowfall from a large storm system just departing, moving across towards the atlantic. it is still going to be causing some problems for the canadian maritimes. as for new england and the rest of the east, looking quite nice with high pressure moving in keeping things clear. however, out towards the west and across the north it's a different story. we have quite heavy snowfall moving across the u.s.-canada border. the northern rockies, the cascades as well, getting about 25 centimeters. anywhere in the darker blue can expect upwards of 40 centimeters of snowfall. also will see gusts up to 80 kilometers per hour. with the snow blowing, snow drifting, blizzard like conditions and bringing very chilly air. windchill must also be taken into consideration. have a look at the temperatures. minus 4 in winnipeg, but it will feel much colder than that. so
KCSMMHZ
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am PST
degrees in tokyo on saturday with 16 in seoul. but then they really fall away here, the temperatures from beijing, at 4 degrees to minus 10 for the high in ulan bator. down in the tropics, of course, a different story, 33 in both manila as well as bangkok. all right. heading into north america, we're watching a snowstorm developing across the west. the heaviest of the snow is going to be felt along the u.s./canada border. we could see upwards of 40 centimeters in some places, in fact. there that's going to be accompanied by very strong, cold winds, so we also have the windchill factor to take into consideration as well as blowing snow, drifting snow, blizzard conditions here, as well icy roads. you could start to see some of that snow heading up to the upper midwest by sunday. now, temperature-wise, minus 5 in winnipeg. remember, that is going to feel a lot colder. 8 degrees in vancouver as well as seattle. but then down towards the south, a hot day in houston at 28. and we have 24 in miami as well as mexico city. all right. on into europe we go. there is a large system here dominati
WHUT
Nov 13, 2012 7:30am EST
looking for 16. single digits in seoul. six degrees here, ten in beijing and minus six for the high in ulan bator. a quick look into the americas tells us things are looking very clear here across much of the center of the continent. in fact, mexico right through central canada. however, our low pressure, the system that's been pushing into the pacific northwest still seeing showers, coastal rain and mountain snow. that is actually starting to settle down. out east we have this long front which has been bringing showers all the way down to the gulf of mexico. it's going to be bringing you, in fact, some snowshowers in parts of new york state, pennsylvania, up into new england new england. but it's not going to be accumulating. it's not going to lie. just a few light snowshowers. temperatures will drop dramatically but should rebound by the end of the week. we'll have high pressure moving in. things will be nice and clear for you into the weekend. a quick look into europe before we go. things are settling down in the center where we've been dealing with heavy rain. talking northern i
WHUT
Nov 16, 2012 7:30am EST
rather chilly. seoul with a high of only 7. beijing at 10. the lows down into the double digits below zero here. down toward the south into the tropics we're actually still seeing heavy rain showers in the philippines. manila with a high of 33. now let's look over toward the americas and look at the clear skies on the satellite picture. this is all due to this dome of high pressure that is just suppressing the cloud cover across much of canada down there throughout the united states. we do have a few storm systems moving onshore across the west coast. those are really the big topic for today going into friday and then eventually saturday as these continue to push onshore. they were bringing heavy rainfall, even gusty winds up to 50 kilometers per hour and some of the valleys here right near the coast lines this could be about 80 kilometer per hour winds expected. once you get through the funneling effect here and a little further inland you could be seeing heavy snow accumulating especially into the higher elevations. if you're a skier you're going to like this but driving is go
WHUT
Nov 6, 2012 7:30am EST
. high pressure coming from the north will be improving conditions. beijing with a high of 11. seoul at 13. over to tokyo, into the low 20s by midweek. over towards europe, we have been watching this area of cloud cover. it's been moving across eastern europe, across the balkans. you've been seeing rough to severe weather throughout the pest several days. this is video out of the region where heavy rain over the week end caused rivers to burst their banks throughout slow vein yeah. alarms were sounded as floods cut off entire communities. you can see many cars submerged as the floods continue to ravage the area. croatia was also hit by heavy rain and strong winds which flooded streets and brought down trees. fortunately the damage was minimal here. so really good news. but now that storm system is still pushing off towards the east into eastern parts of europe. still bringing gusty winds around the black sea. definitely want to watch that. off towards the northern portions of the uk, we have snow over in the scandinavian peninsula and into the low countries. temperatures will reflect th
KCSMMHZ
Nov 19, 2012 5:30pm PST
. looking chilly but seasonal here. 10 degrees in beijing with plenty of sunshine. 7 degrees in seoul. cloudy conditions in shanghai with a high of 15 degrees today. all right. moving into the americas then. the northwestern part is going to be the stormiest in throughout the thanksgiving week. we're seeing a low pressure system moving into the west coast bringing hefty showers on the coast from british columbia down towards northern california. the heaviest rain is going to be found in oregon with up to 160 millimeters likely into the next 24 hours. as you can see, the lines are very close to each other. meaning very fierce winds are blowing and as the system moves inland, snow is going to be another problem. we have blizzard warnings posted in western monday. snow of up to 50 centimeters plus. that could cause some very dangerous driving conditions and also poor visibility. so remaining quite nasty in the northwest into your wednesday at least. light showers for the great lakes region. for the rest of the continent, dry and relatively warm. and remaining quite nice conditions. nice
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